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Victoria University Uganda was established in 2011 by Edulink Holdings Limited, a private company that invests internationally in tertiary institutions of higher education. From 2011 until late 2012, the university was affiliated with the University of Buckingham (UB), in the United Kingdom, which awarded the majority of degrees offered at Victoria. However, VUU has a number of courses that it developed, teaches and examines independent of UB. The degree certificates of the VUU courses are awarded by Victoria University. The university was accredited by the National Council of Higher Education in October 2010. In 2012, the affiliation with University of Buckingham was terminated.

In September 2013, the institution was purchased, for an undisclosed sum of money, by Sudhir Ruparelia, ranked the wealthiest individual in East Africa, by Forbes Magazine in 2012. The university became a member of the Ruparelia Group. Its campus relocated to Eagen Mansions, at 1-13 Jinja Road, in Kampala’s central business district, which was renamed Victoria Towers.

As one of Uganda’s newest universities, Victoria University stands out as a pivot of academic excellence, offering a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures critical and progressive thinkers and pushes pedagogical boundaries.

The University is committed to the advancement of higher education in the country and the East African region by establishing exemplary, specialised and employment-oriented education.

Our backbone is solid, as we are backed by the Ruparelia Group which is notable in the education sector in Uganda and has under its portfolio the renowned Kampala International School Uganda and Kampala Parents’ School.


The university’s main campus is located at Victoria Towers, 1-13 Jinja Road, in the central business district of Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda. The coordinates of Victoria University are:0° 18′ 48.60″N, +32° 35′ 21.00″S (Latitude:0.3135000; Longitude:32.589167). Plans are underway to relocate the main campus of the university to a more spacious location in the future.


Undergraduate Courses

Internship and placement opportunities can be arranged for the students.
Each new student will receive a free new laptop. (T&Cs apply)

Victoria University offers the following academic courses under different faculties:

Faculty of Business and Management

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Science and Technology

Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS) (3 Years)

Bachelor of Midwifery Science (2 Years)

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition & Dietetics (BHND) (4 Years)


  • Victoria University
  • Victoria Towers, Plot 1-13 Jinja Road, Kampala
  • P.O.BOX 30866, Kampala, Uganda
  • [email protected]
  • +256 (0) 417 727 000